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ground. it is turning cooler as we head into monday. the rain that was in the north by this stage is moving south across england and wales. highest temperatures across southern england. further north, some sunshine and wintry showers in the far north—west of scotland. this is bbc news, our latest headlines: police say a car involved in a fatal crash, which killed three teenagers at a bus stop in west london last night, is believed to have been travelling at high speed. a man has been arrested. the attorney general has acknowledged that "very serious mistakes", over the disclosure of evidence by prosecutors, have led to the collapse of recent trials in england and wales. a bomb hidden by the taliban in an ambulance in kabul has killed at least 95 people and left more than 150 injured. it comes a week after a major taliban attack on a hotel, in the afghan capital,
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left more than 20 people dead. paris is on high alert for flooding. water levels are continuing to rise along the river seine, following some of the heaviest rain for a century. now on bbc news, sportsday. hello and welcome to sportsday, with me olly foster and katherine downes. these are the headlines tonight: will grigg's on fire once again for wigan — blasting west ham out of the fa cup 4th round. but only for a replay as kane keeps spurs in the cup league 2 newport county are going to wembley, but only for a replay as kane keeps spurs in the cup there was always going to be a new champion at the australian open, caroline wozniacki has her first grand slam title after a thriller in melbourne. also coming up in the programme, find out how rory mcilroy and the rest of the british
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contingent are getting on at the dubai desert classic. good evening, lots coming up over the next half an hour, but it's been a very busy day in the fa cup. one tie still to be played, we've had a couple of upsets in the 11 4th round ties that have been completed. teams from leagues one and two continue to punch above their weight, with the biggest result of the day coming courtesy of wigan. the league one side have knocked west ham out of the cup, and made it look easy too. alex gulrajani reports: there are some in wigan that might not remember winning the fa cup, others certainly did. but moments like that have been few and far between in the last five years, until now. top of league 1 and on top of premier league west ham
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inside the opening ten minutes. will grigg giving david moyes some early headaches. wigan on top against the visitors, an upset was on the cards. west ham were limited to one meaningful chance in the first half. the task got harder after the break. arthur masuaku sent off for spitting at nick powell. with the man advantage, wigan pushed on and were gifted the chance of a second. reece burke adjudged to have handled in the box. penalty. the nerves too much for manager paul cook, though he need not have left. grigg made sure the lead was doubled to see a famous win for wigan. the journey home for west ham may feel that little bit longer tonight. obviously, we are delighted to have such a good wind against a strong team. key moments when for us, the
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sending off, and west ham started the second half so strong, it turned the second half so strong, it turned the game totally in our favour, but credit to our players. in the first half, we deserved it. i thought we we re half, we deserved it. i thought we were the better team. we have the respect teams like west ham, they have a different agenda. anyone you would like alba bad? only liverpool for me, everyone knows me. we are delighted to be in it. what ever the cup offers, i am sure we will enjoy it. a lot more to get through in the fa cup..kat and our football reporter john bennett can talk you through some of the twists and turns. we stick with the result for wigan. it has been the major upset of the day. will grigg again the man forward in. the top scorer in the fa cup with six goals in five games, will grigg's on fire chance will return. he is a fox in the box, typical will grigg goal, great cross as well. but paul cook, who we heard from, he is doing a fantasticjob.
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if you look at the stats at the back, only conceding 13 goals in league1 back, only conceding 13 goals in league 1 this season. once they went ahead, it was hard for the hammers to get back into it and they were poon to get back into it and they were poor. one sour moment, masuaku said for spitting. he could face a ban, perhaps of up to six matches. it was a disgraceful moment, the referee did well to spot it, actually, because it was off the ball, it went down for a throw in. you can see the anger from the wigan players. initially, he will miss games against crystal palace, brighton and watford. west ham are missing key player is, so a stupid moment from him. they've had moyes will be few. a lot to deal with because of the result. let's hear what he had to make from the lost today. you couldn't have called us a premier league team today, because we didn't have enough premier league players in the starting line—up. so it was a really difficult encounter for so it was a really difficult encounterfor us. we so it was a really difficult encounter for us. we had so it was a really difficult encounterfor us. we had a lot of young players in, who we gave a
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chance, but not many of them impressed me and i gave them a chance. i was disappointed with the senior players that they didn't help the younger players more as well. all in all, a disappointing performance and result, but we have said before, we actually think we have biggerfish to said before, we actually think we have bigger fish to fry at this time. for a while, it looked like the wigan result was not going to be the biggest upset of the round. newport county will be going to wembley for a fourth round replay with spurs after holding their premier league oponents to a 1—1 draw at rodney parade. it could've been even better for the fourth tier side who led for much of the match, only for harry kane to score a late equaliser. joe lynskey reports. it's the competition that throws up the culture clashes, rodney parade feels a long way from wembley stadium, this is where football is at its purist. when you take on the big teams, its risk and reward, the league 2 side were getting on the front foot. they use this pitch for by front foot. they use this pitch for rugby some weekends, frank nouble's finish was closer to a conversion, but here were signs the surface
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could be a leveller, even spurs's best struggled with it. the premier league side were given a warning. soon, the magic moment was coming. wilmot has put soon, the magic moment was coming. will itt has put if “g; ~ ' sing this had the makings of a most for, this had the makings of a most remarkable upset. it looked like spurs were struggling to find their rhythm, but they do have one player who always perseveres. harry kane has a tap in! spurs are going to dig themselves out of a whole heap of trouble, and you can pretty much count on him. spurs were in a hurry to get the matt won, but this chance for dele alli was the closest they came. a draw means newport can celebrate a famous day, a fourth—round replay at wembley to come with the team from rodney parade getting their day in
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the sun. close to a win, but it is a replay. at the start of the match, they would have been happy with that, but they would have preferred better after going 80 minutes in the lead. i have got to say, the tactics were spot on. workrate was spot on. michael flynn their manager, last season, they were a little points adrift in march and he saved them on the final day. he got it right again today. they needed a moment of quality, tottenham, son with the flick to kane. i am sure newport are wondering how kane was left on his own, but a great performance. these fa ns own, but a great performance. these fans go to wembley. who would have thought that? brilliant performance. not the cup final yet, but a trip to wembley, nonetheless. notts wembley, nonetheless. n otts cou nty wembley, nonetheless. notts county help swansea to a draw, kevin nolan saying his side were magnificent. make of it what you will. here is our report. when you are that age, every adult
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must look like a job, but could notts must look like a job, but could n otts cou nty must look like a job, but could notts county be giant killers against premier league swansea city this afternoon? it didn't look likely in the first half, which was unsurprising given the hosts lost to crawley in the week, while the visitors beat liverpool. with that in mind, right on narsingh!1—0. but what could kevin nolan and his tea m but what could kevin nolan and his team of former premier league players do in the second 45? they started brilliantly. jorge grant went close several times, but missed even the most inviting of openings. he comes across. great chance, headed wide. should have levelled it up. luckily, the leveller did come, and from a familiar source. grant across goal. 1—1. from a familiar source. grant across goal. 1-1. former blackburn striker jon stead has scored in every round of this season's fa cup, but should
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this have stood? the ball looked to have gone out in the build—up. not that notts county minded, they then had to soak up pressure, wilfried bony should have sent his side through. that was how it ended, though. 50 league places separated these sides. this is a real giant of an effort from notts county. absolutely delighted, i thought they we re absolutely delighted, i thought they were fantastic. very unfortunate not to come in 0—0. but i thought the reaction after the break was brilliant. very unlucky not to get a couple more. so absolutely delighted, and proud of them, but that's what they've been doing week in and week out, how they have got to where they are at the minute, second in the league and this point in the cup, hats off to them. hopefully, they will keep going. let's bring you up—to—date with the other fourth—round results for you today. we start with peterborough against leicester. leicester the only premier league side to produce
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the kind of result you expect, 5—1 against middlesbrough. claude puel was criticised for resting ten players, or making ten changes. diabate on his debut scoring two goals. that was the first. kelechi iheanacho also scored two. that was his second. he is in great form in the fa cup. wilfred ndidi made it 5-1. the fa cup. wilfred ndidi made it 5—1. excellent performance from aceh. the fringe players stepped up, the young players stepped up as well. key players will be fresh for the midweek fixture against everton. another replay between millwall and rochdale of league 1 as well. millwall got themselves back into this one. they were behind but came back 2—2. this one. they were behind but came back 2-2. matt done scoring there. it looked like they were going to pick upa it looked like they were going to pick up a great win against millwall, but this was a last—minute equaliser, ben thompson with the goal. millwall, 2004 finalists, still in the hat, just.
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coventry beat mk dons 1—0. still in the hat, just. coventry beat mk dons 1-0. after beating stoke in the last run, the fa cup run continues. 87 fa cup winners. maxime biamou scoring. at least one league 2 side will be in the fifth round. more coventry fans in the stadium than mk dons fans. 7833. they beat them by 750 fans. they had a great day out. a brilliant day out for the coventry fans. they deserve it, they have been through a lot in the last decade or so. the fans made the difference. coventry are one to watch, stoke and now mk dons as well. the seagulls left it late, but brighton coming through against middlesbrough of the championship. the brighton fans won't mind me saying this was a lucky winner. trying to clear the ball, hit glenn murray, into the back of the net, unlucky for middlesbrough, but
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brighton have the priority of staying in the premier league. they also have the destruction of the fa cup, but it is good for momentum and they were able to rest plays today, chris hughton making changes to the team. one other goal to show you from the all premier league tie between southampton and watford. southampton winning that 1-0. watford. southampton winning that 1—0. watford, new manager, no wind. a tough start forjavi gracia. a birthday goalforjack a tough start forjavi gracia. a birthday goal forjack stephens, a first win in11 for birthday goal forjack stephens, a first win in 11 for southampton. javi gracia, his priority is the premier league. a tough start for him, a tough introduction to initial ball. john, thanks for staying with us. ball. john, thanks for staying with us. i will round up the few others that we haven't managed to bring you pictures of, because it has been a busy day, huddersfield 1—1. hull city 2—1 against nottingham forest. and sheffield united came through their all championship tie against
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preston 1—0 with a penalty. an incredibly busy day of fa cup action. is there more to come tomorrow as well? thanks kath, there were four games in the championship this afternoon. fulham have got themselves into the playoff places with a 3—1 win at struggling barnsley. norwich won away at brentford. bristol city response to their loss in the league cup semi final with a 2—0 win at home to qpr. and wolves stretch their lead at the top with a 1—0 win at ipswich. in league one, blackpool‘s match against charlton had to be postponed because of a waterlogged pitch, a real shame because they had been set to pay their respects to a club legend, jimmy armfield who died earlier this week,
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that didn't stop the fans though. the former england captain died at the age of 82. fans who had been on their way to the game instead applauded in the street to pay their respects. he spent his entire career at blackpool before becoming a much respected broadacster with bbc radio. there were also tributes at today's other fa cup ties. celtic are still 11 points clear at the top of the scottish premiership after they and aberdeen both won. the dons beat kilmarnock 3—1 at home to move 3 poinst clear of rangers who face ross county tomorrow. leigh griffiths scored the only goal for celtic in their win against his former club hibs.
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dundee got a 98th minute winner at hamilton. hearts drew with motherwell and partick beat stjohnstone. caroline wozniacki is the australian open champion. the dane won herfirst grand slam title, beating simona halep in the final in melbourne. the win means that she leaps over halep in the rankings back to number one in the world. adam wild was watching. there are few stages in the game more spectacular than melbourne, and the welcome could scarcely have been more fitting. the world's top two toe to toe, the final already had all the sparkle it needed. a match worth the wait, and waiting is something that simona halep and caroline wozniacki are all too family. neither had won a grandson before. wozniacki started like a player who wasn't prepared to wait any longer. halep two, is battle hardened, forcing the first set to a tie—break before conceding. a moment for her to stay calm, keep her cool,
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not easy in this blistering evening heat. still, somehow, she managed, fighting back to level the match. with temperatures now becoming the battle, both having to leave the court to cool off. this contest was merely heating up, the final set fitting such an occasion, going one way and then the other. this taking wozniacki to the brink. best point of the match! one more point and her long wait was finally over. oh! she's done it! and you will not see a more popular winner. i've dreamt of this man for so winner. i've dreamt of this man for so and to be here today is a dream come true. my voice is shaking post i never cry, but today is a very moment. wozniacki now a grand slam champion. she becomes world war i, a winner that today took it all. earlier, i spoke to former british number one and french open
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winner sue barker who was pleased for wozniachi who has been on pressure to get the first grand slam win. someone like caroline, who has been in slam finals before, as the years we re in slam finals before, as the years were ticking by, she started on the tour when she was 14, this was her 43rd grand slam event. things were ticking by, thinking, i ever going to win one? for her to come out and do it, this willjust be the greatest day for her. i hope she celebrated. and the way she played, so celebrated. and the way she played, so aggressive, much more so vinci was before. a year ago, her ranking dropped, and was fielding questions about whether she was going to retire or not. but she has many yea rs left. now retire or not. but she has many years left. now she has her hands on one trophy, it could open the door and she could have more. a fantastic advert for the women's game, the conditions were so hot, three sets, they were absolutely going toe to toe. if anyone thinks the women's game isn't as physical as the men's,
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it was fantastic. 3.5 hours or something, they were on court, the rallies were so punishing. the last two points that caroline wozniacki played to win the match, she's going to be looking back at those forever, because they are two of the best point i have seen played. she got everything back, stayed in the point, and so deserved to win. it is so point, and so deserved to win. it is so sad for simona halep. it was one of those matches where you didn't wa nt of those matches where you didn't want either player to lose. she is there be good on the clay, maybe she will get her chance at the french open. i hope so. they both slam. attention switches to the men's, two grand slam champions in that one. roger federer with a few more, shall we say, than marin cilic. what are your expectations for the final? they are saying it could be hotter tomorrow for the final, and that could be an issue if it goes on, but the way fedor —— federer has an playing, he has been racing through
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the draw. but cilic is a dangerous opponent, and roger knows that. he's got big weapons from both sides. if he is on his day, he has a chance to win it, but you just feel that roger has to be a little bit. what roger did against chung in the semifinal, stepping in, so aggressive, inside the baseline, if he starts dip hating the points, there will only be one winner. he is playing better tennis now, roger, now at 36 than he did ten years ago. he is moving better than he did ten years ago. you can only see one winner, and maybe unless he has an off day. rogerfor maybe unless he has an off day. roger for the title, i think.|j think so. that is where the smart money is. ben stokes, has been snapped up this morning, for nearly £1.4 million, in the auction of players, for the indian premier league. he's been bought by the rajasthan royals. that's despite facing a charge for affray, after an incident, outside a nightclub in bristol. the all—rounder, was the most valuable player, of the 20—20 tournament last year.
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stokes is the joint most expensive of the overseas players. the ipl gets underway at the beginning of april. here are the other english players who've been bought so far. chris woakes has fetched £820,000 from royal challengers bangalore. wicketkeeperjos buttlerjoins stokes at rajasthan royals forjust under £490,000. moeen ali, who has had a poor winter for england, will be with fellow all—rounder woakes at royal challengers bangalore. he cost them £187,000. and jason roy, who hit the highest ever odi score for england earlier this month, went to delhi daredevils for £165 thousand. test captainjoe root is one who so far remains unsold. there was also a big pay day for sussex's fast bowler jofra archer has snapped up for £800,000 after impressing in the big bash. he tweeted: born in the west indies to an english father he will have to wait another five years to quality to play for england due to residency rules. staying with cricket, kevin pietersen says his playing days are nearing the end but he clearly intends to go out in style.
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the former england batsman lead the melbourne stars to victory hitting 46 runs in 23 balls in his final big bash game. pietersen has not officially announced his retirement and could still feature in some of the other t20 franchises across the world this year. india have beaten south africa in the final test of the series in johannesburg despite concerns over the safety of the pitch. the umpires took the players off early yesterday and there were fears the match would be abandoned. it wasn't. dean elgar didn't have too much trouble with the surface but the rest of the south african batting order collapsed. they lost nine wickets for 46 with elgar unbeaten on 86. south africa won the series 2—1. o nto onto golf. rory mcilroy lies in second place after the third round of the dubai desert classic, one shot behind leader haotang li of china who's 20—under—par.
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the northern irishman shot four birdies and then this approach on the tenth set up his only eagle of the day as he finished on 19—under england's andy sullivan is only three shots behind mcilroy as he went round in 63. and shot of the day. well, that went to alexander levy of france, a hole in one on the par—3 4th. he closed out round three on 17—under par, three shots behind the leaders. mcilroy says he has work to do if he wants to take home the prize money. it was good to knock that birdie in the last. staying within one of leigh. hopefully, i will probably need to play better tomorrow to win. it is two weeks into the season, and i've given myself a second chance to win a tournament. looking forward to tomorrow. lots of rugby union going on. bath preserved their unbeaten record in the anglo welsh cup beating newcastle 21—8.
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no points were scored until the second half at the rec, paul grant broke the deadlock for bath. they ran in three tries to newcastle's one with freddie burns' inch—perfect kick finding jack wilson. that's three out of three forbath. —— for bath. elsewhere, london irish thrashed wasps 66—7. northampton — who were missing george north through injury — beat sale 24—20. leicester, harlequins and saracens all beat welsh opposition. team gb will be sending their largest—ever team to a winter olympics next week and among them will be the snowboard cross athlete zoe gillings—brier. it'll be her fourth games, but first as a mother. nick hope has been to meet her and daughter lea at their base in austria... boardercross is amongst the most dramatic and unpredictable winter olympic events. and zoe gillings—brier has had herfair share of ups and downs. but life away from the slopes
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now has its own little challenge as well. lea arrived in 2016. and it's clearly a case of like mother, like daughter! lea's awesome. i love her, of course. i'm her mum, so i would think she was the best kid in entire world. she had herfirst go when she was one year and three days old, i think it was. had a little go on the snow in argentina. she's 15 months old now. she can't turn, obviously but... give her time! yeah, give her time. who does the early mornings and late nights? well... an athlete needs her sleep! funnily enough, i've heard that a few times! i would be lying if i said i got up with her early the morning as much as dan does. we always agreed that having lea, we could do while she trained and competed. certainly one of the things i want to do is allow zoe to train and compete properly, like she's always done.
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a lot of people asked me when i was pregnant about whether i thought i was going to be more scared when i was on the mountain now that i'm a mum, but i don't seem to be. if it's changed me at all, i think it's actually made me more confident. pyeongchang 2018 will be zoe's fourth olympics, and although a medal has always eluded her so far, success at these games would arguably mean more than at any point in her career. the more successful i am at snowboarding, the better my career goes, the more successful i will be and the more i can help out lea and give her a good future and stuff. i'm doing it for me, and i'm doing it for her at the same time. a quick fa cup update, we have had goals in the last of today's fourth—round ties, 1—1 between liverpool and west bank only ten minutes. we will keep you updated throughout the evening, thanks for watching —— between liverpool and west brom. thanks for watching —— between liverpool and west brom. hello. mild conditions at this time
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of year usually means a lot of cloud. for the south—west of the uk today, particularly gloomy. we had the highest temperatures of 12 or 13 degrees. let's look at what is coming our way. this is the satellite picture, clouds filling in from the atlantic. this area of cloud gave us rain early on. more to come later. we have seen the skies filling, brightening. we had sunshine in scotland and northern ireland. a few breaks in cloud right 110w. ireland. a few breaks in cloud right now. windy in the far north of scotland. severe gales in the next few hours before things improve. by the end of the night, cloud coming backin the end of the night, cloud coming back in again. more murky conditions for wales and the south—west, but rain coming into northern ireland and scotland. as cloud increases, the temperatures will lift towards the temperatures will lift towards the end of the night. however, more rain to come on sunday. most will be in scotland. the far north not as windy, sunshine and showers
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developing. central and southern scotland, rain through the day. it will be a damp start from northern ireland. drizzle to feed onto the pennines, covering the well shot into the south—west as well. away from here, dry conditions across england and wales. cloudy and a mild start to the day, temperatures ten 01’ start to the day, temperatures ten or11. it start to the day, temperatures ten or 11. it will be a mild day across the board on sunday. rain still there. central and southern scotland, improving in northern ireland, damp, misty and murky over the hills of england and wales. to the hills of england and wales. to the east of high ground, you may get sunshine, boosting temperatures to almost 15. even with cloud, 12 or 13, chilly in the far north of scotland. rain coming on the weather front. that will move quickly overnight and into monday, down across england and wales. we change the wind direction and air, so mild conditions of atalanta guerre replaced by something cooler with a west north—westerly wind, scotland
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could have wintry showers over the hills. sunshine in scotland, northern ireland and northern england, into wells and middle england, into wells and middle england, pushing south as the wind down to supper england where we have the highest temperatures, 11 or 12. it turns cooler, but we have sunshine. maybe not as much sunshine on tuesday, a touch of frost across eastern parts. increasing cloud, rain later in the north—west and south—west, most places will be dry, but temperatures won't be as high, 6-8d. this is bbc news.
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the headlines: police confirm two 16 year—old boys and a 17—year—old boy were killed in west london last night when a car ploughed into a bus stop at high speed. all current rape cases to be ‘urgently‘ reviewed to ensure evidence has been disclosed. there is a need for more training for police officers and prosecutors. but disclosure is not new. it has been there since 1996. police and prosecutors should know what they have to do. at least 95 people have been killed and 150 injured in a bombing in the afghan capital, kabul. the taliban say they carried out the attack.


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